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Dec 11, 2012 8:00am PST
an easy question not so easy to answer. little kid says to you, "so you live in hawaii. really nice, nice and warm all the time." "yup, nice and warm all the time, man." "i got some friends live up in northern alaska. it's cold all the time." "well, that's the way alaska is, man." [laughter] "how come it's so cold up there and so warm in hawaii?" then you say, "well, there's no reason for that. "hawaii is tropical and alaska is not. that's it." the kid says, "no, back in the question, why?" and you say... why is it so warm here and so cold up near the poles? is there a reason for such a thing? check the neighbor. well, that's easy enough. hawaii is closer to the sun. alaska is farther away. is it true? is hawaii closer to the sun than alaska? you guys know that the closer and closer you get to the sun, the hotter it is? you know that? you know you get within a million miles of sun, the best materials you can make with vaporize-- not vaporize the term real hot, well, maybe vaporize. you guys been knowing that? unless you go at night time? [laughter] well, how about that? it is true t
Dec 12, 2012 8:00am PST
? let's look at that. this is hawaii, huh? in fact, you can always tell when you're flying towards hawaii if you wanna get to-- just look at the window and you see all the clouds. it's hawaii. always clouds up here, most always. out here? sometimes, but most always up here. why? because the air-- --it's like hitting the spoiler of your car, right? it's get bounded up, right? when the air goes up, what's it do? begin with a x. - expand. - expands. when it expands, what's it do? begin with a c. - cool. - cools. when it cools, what's it do? begin with a c. - condenses. - condenses. and that kind of condensation forms what? begin with a c. clouds. and it happens at sea-level, what do you call it? - fog. - fog. that's right. but these updrafts, these updrafts give rise to those clouds. and that's kinda nice, that's kinda nice. i remember--i used to prospect for uranium out in colorado and i didn't know my physics then. and we used to be on san luis valley and go up to the sangre de cristo mountain range, and that's where we had some uranium claims. and we drive up there all the time and
Dec 18, 2012 8:00am PST
. democratic senator daniel inouye of hawaii has died at the age of 88. the most senior member of the senate with 49 years in office, he was the first japanese- american to serve in either chamber of commerce. -- chamber of congress. he set in motion a process that ultimately saw the u.s. apologize and pay compensation to victims of japanese internment during the second world war. and those are some of the headlines. this is "democracy now!,", the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. residents of newtown, connecticut, have begun holding the first of many funerals for the 27 victims killed in friday's shooting rampage at sandy hook elementary school. on monday, noah pozner and jack pinto -- both 6 years old -- were laid to rest in small caskets. rabbi edgar gluck recalled the words of inouye's mother during a memorial service in which his brief life was remembered. >> she spoke about him in glowing terms. the main thing she said, whenever he said "i love you, cause got his answer was "not as much as i love you." the other child buried monday, jack pinto, was a major
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